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Table of Contents
                            Cover
Title
Copyright
Contents
Tables
Introduction
	The Method
	The Names and Terms
	New to the Second Edition
	Acknowledgments
Chapter 1 Balance
	Parallelism
	Chiasmus
	Antithesis
	Style Check 1: Rhythm
	Define Your Terms 1
	It’s in the Cloud 1: Losing Distinction
	Salt and Pepper 1: Titles
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 2 Emphasis I
	Climax
	Asyndeton
	Polysyndeton
	Sentential Adverb
	Style Check 2: Demetrius on Beginning and Ending Stress
	Define Your Terms 2
	It’s in the Cloud 2: Demetrius
	Salt and Pepper 2: Coordinating Conjunctions
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 3 Emphasis II
	Irony
	Understatement
	Litotes
	Hyperbole
	Style Check 3: Emphatic Positioning
	Define Your Terms 3
	It’s in the Cloud 3: Email Etiquette
	Salt and Pepper 3: Stylistic Fragments
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 4 Transition
	Metabasis
	Procatalepsis
	Hypophora
	Style Check 4: Transitions of Logic
	Define Your Terms 4
	It’s in the Cloud 4: Writing Analysis Apps
	Salt and Pepper 4: A Pari and A Fortiori
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 5 Clarity
	Distinctio
	Exemplum
	Amplification
	Metanoia
	Style Check 5: Clear Versus Opaque Writing
	Define Your Terms 5
	It’s in the Cloud 5: Aristotle
	Salt and Pepper 5: The Rhetoric of Punctuation
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 6 Syntax I
	Zeugma
	Diazeugma
	Prozeugma
	Mesozeugma
	Hypozeugma
	Syllepsis
	Style Check 6: Cumulative and Periodic Sentences
	Define Your Terms 6
	It’s in the Cloud 6: The Rhetoric of Advertising
	Salt and Pepper 6: A Banquet of Rhetoric
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 7 Syntax II
	Hyperbaton
	Anastrophe
	Appositive
	Parenthesis
	Style Check 7: Parataxis and Hypotaxis
	Define Your Terms 7
	It’s in the Cloud 7: Subordinating Conjunctions
	Salt and Pepper 7: Cooking Rice
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 8 Figurative Language I
	Simile
	Analogy
	Metaphor
	Catachresis
	Style Check 8: Demetrius on Metaphor
	Define Your Terms 8
	It’s in the Cloud 8: Effective Blog Posts
	Salt and Pepper 8: Pleonasm
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 9 Figurative Language II
	Metonymy
	Synecdoche
	Personification
	Style Check 9: Freshness
	Define Your Terms 9
	It’s in the Cloud 9: Quintilian
	Salt and Pepper 9: Euphemism
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 10 Figurative Language III
	Allusion
	Eponym
	Apostrophe
	Transferred Epithet
	Style Check 10: Persona
	Define Your Terms 10
	It’s in the Cloud 10: Structured Writing
	Salt and Pepper 10: Pompous Proverbs
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 11 Restatement I
	Anaphora
	Epistrophe
	Simploce
	Style Check 11: Demetrius on Using Short Sentences
	Define Your Terms 11
	It’s in the Cloud 11: Ethos
	Salt and Pepper 11: Anaphora With Prefixes and Suffixes
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 12 Restatement II
	Anadiplosis
	Conduplicatio
	Epanalepsis
	Style Check 12: What Is Style?
	Define Your Terms 12
	It’s in the Cloud 12: Longinus
	Salt and Pepper 12: Using Semicolons and Commas
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 13 Restatement III
	Diacope
	Epizeuxis
	Antimetabole
	Scesis Onomaton
	Style Check 13: Demetrius on Increasing Vividness
	Define Your Terms 13
	It’s in the Cloud 13: Cicero
	Salt and Pepper 13: Metaphor Challenge
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 14 Sound
	Alliteration
	Onomatopoeia
	Assonance
	Consonance
	Style Check 14: Texture and Tone
	Define Your Terms 14
	It’s in the Cloud 14: George Orwell
	Salt and Pepper 14: The Marriage of Sound and Sense
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 15 Drama
	Rhetorical Question
	Aporia
	Apophasis
	Anacoluthon
	Style Check 15: The Levels of Style
	Define Your Terms 15
	It’s in the Cloud 15: Writing Generators
	Salt and Pepper 15: Who’s Who
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Chapter 16 Word Play
	Oxymoron
	Pun
	Anthimeria
	Style Check 16: The Future of Style
	Define Your Terms 16
	It’s in the Cloud 16: Reading Grade Level
	Salt and Pepper 16: Did You Say Rhetoric?
	Review Questions
	Questions for Thought and Discussion
Appendix A Rhetoric in Context I. Blog Posting
Appendix B Rhetoric in Context II. Business Email
Appendix C Rhetoric in Context III. Counselor’s Report About a Client
Appendix D Rhetoric in Context IV. Graduate School Application Essay
Appendix E Rhetoric in Context V. Short Story
Appendix F Winston Churchill—A Speaker’s Rhetoric
Index
                        

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